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Lowestoft Boxer Anthony Ogogo prepares to fight for an Olympic medal.

3 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 06 August 2012

Lesley Dolphin sits in.

Lowestoft's Anthony Ogogo will be looking to book his place in the Olympic semi-finals of the middle-weight boxing tonight. He faces Germany's Stefan Hartel in the last 8 of the competition. He beat the number one seed, Ukraine's Ievgen Khytrov last Thursday, but the question is, can he do it again? Lesley chats to former Suffolk boxing champion David Starie.

Plans to reform the House of Lords have been scrapped. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says the Conservatives broke the coalition contract when 91 Tory MPs voted to derail proposals for a mainly elected Upper House. He says his Liberal Democrat MPs will now vote to block Tory plans for redrawing parliamentary boundaries. One of the Tory rebels was Bury St Edmunds MP David Ruffley. He tells Lesley that Mr Clegg is bowing to the inevitable.

Lesley has the latest from the Olympic Park with our reporter Mark Shardlow, plus she chats to former 60s tennis star Christine Janes who, as Christine Truman, made it to the Women's singles final at Wimbledon in 1961. She looks back at Andy Murray's gold in yesterday's Olympic men's singles.

In the first hour, it's Lesley's Readers. Alison Wheeler the head of the new group looking after Suffolk's Libraries and Sylvia Knights, who is on the new Suffolk Libraries board, chat about The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Anne Schaffer.

In the third hour after 6pm, Lesley's featured artist is Bryan Adams. There's a chance to hear a couple of the best bits from BBC Radio's Suffolk's output. Plus Lesley chooses her TV Route to Midnight.


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